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Wild Target (1993)
"Cible émouvante" (original title)

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Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Marie Trintignant ...
Renée Dandrieux
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Antoine
Patachou ...
Mme. Meynard
Wladimir Yordanoff ...
Casa Bianca
Serge Riaboukine ...
Manu
Charlie Nelson ...
Dremyan
Philippe Girard ...
Tony
Christophe Odent ...
Girard
Daniel Laloux ...
Expert
Philippe Harel ...
Barnabe
Pascal Pistacio ...
Roland Balto
François Toumarkine ...
Butcher
Patrick Zard ...
Le réceptionniste
Thierry Balcon ...
Gardien de nuit
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Into the solitary life of middle-aged hitman, Victor Meynard, come two people: Antoine, a youth who becomes Victor's apprentice, and Renée, a bold thief Victor's been hired to kill because she cheated a mobster. When circumstances prevent Victor from killing her, the gangster sends two more teams to do it (and to dispatch Victor and Antoine). Victor decides to help Renée, and the unlikely trio ends up at his house with his temperamental mother; there, as they hide out, Victor's attraction to Renée grows, she discovers his vocation and fears he's going to kill her, and an ultimate showdown with their hunters is inevitable. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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18 August 1993 (France)  »

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Blanco disparatado  »

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The two hit-men employ identical methods and are presented as very similar characters, which is why their names are anagrams of each other (Meynard and Dremyan)! See more »

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When Antoine is in the bathtub, there are a lot of bubbles in it. However, when Manu pushes his head down, there are almost no bubbles in the tub. See more »

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Dark Comedy
3 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you like Dark Comedy, you'll love this one. Cible Emouvante, lives up to its name "Wild Target". An Excellent film if I must say so. I was Introduced to the film by my French Professor. I immediately wanted to purchase the film. It is constantly moving, no getting bored here! The film is a lot of fun and laughs--ENJOY


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